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Norton Rose Fulbright Hong Kong contributes to pioneering ASIFMA report on Best Practices for Digital Asset Exchanges

‘Best Practices for Digital Asset Exchanges’ is a first-of its kind report released by ASIFMA, the region’s leading trade association for the financial industry. The report aims to guide digital exchanges towards international best practices and highlights key areas for consideration, including the listing processes, market abuse issues, regulatory considerations, cybersecurity and engagement with external … Continue Reading

Shenzhen-Hong Kong Stock Connect to launch in November: what you need to know

Shenzhen-Hong Kong Stock Connect (Shenzhen Connect) is expected to be launched in the second half of November 2016, according to the Hong Kong Exchanges and Clearing Limited (HKEX). Shenzhen Connect, upon launch, will mark another milestone in HKEX’s market connectivity with Mainland China. The following documents have been published by HKEX to facilitate the business … Continue Reading

Regulators announce Shenzhen-Hong Kong Stock Connect

On 16 August 2016, the Securities and Futures Commission of Hong Kong (SFC) and the China Securities Regulatory Commission (CSRC) jointly announced the approval, in principle, of the establishment of Shenzhen-Hong Kong Stock Connect, which will provide mutual stock market access between Hong Kong and Shenzhen via a northbound Shenzhen trading link and a southbound … Continue Reading

HKEx clarifies circumstances in which a waiver from certain accountants’ reports requirements may not be available

On 6 July 2016, The Stock Exchange of Hong Kong Limited (the Exchange) updated its Guidance Letter GL25-11 (the Guidance Letter), which sets out the conditions for waiving a listing applicant’s strict compliance with Main Board Rule 4.04(1) and GEM Rules 7.03(1) and 11.10 (the Relevant Rule Waiver) (Note). The update made was to paragraph … Continue Reading
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